Chief Medical Officer; Chief Deputy Executive Director
Covered California

S. Monica Soni, MD works at the nexus of population health, social justice, and health system affordability. She is the chief medical officer of Covered California and chief deputy executive director over the health equity and quality transformation division. Prior, she was the associate chief medical officer at New Century Health. She has also served as director of specialty care for the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, the second largest municipal health system in the nation, and director of continuity care for Martin Luther King, Jr. Outpatient Center. She is an associate clinical professor within the UCLA and Charles R. Drew University Departments of Medicine. Soni graduated cum laude from Harvard College, attended Harvard Medical School, and completed her internal medicine residency at UCSF. She is currently a board member for Mercy Housing California as well as a prior commissioner for the County of Los Angeles Hospital and Health Care Delivery Commission.